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Conferences | Santa Clara | Sessions

Technology Summit Sessions and Speakers*



Wednesday,
June 9
Thursday,
June 10
Friday,
June 11

Friday, June 11

Session I
8:30 - 10 a.m.

Technology Track
Sponsored by InfoWorld

Data Warehousing: Enterprise Information Portals
Room 210

Katherine Glassey, Co-founder and CTOfficer, Brio Technology, Inc.
Jill Dyche, Partner, Baseline Consulting Group
Beth Hamel, Senior Programmer, IBM Corporation

This session is also scheduled for:
Wednesday, June 9, 2:15 - 3:45 p.m. (
Session II)

Emerging Technologies II: A Scorecard of Emerging Technologies
Great America Ballroom J

Kara Kapczynski, Chief Architect and National Technical Manager, Cambridge Technology Partners

This session is also scheduled for:
Wednesday, June 9, 10 - 11:30 a.m. (Session I)

Quality Assurance and Software Development
Great America Meeting Room 3

Alice Lewis, Quality Manager, Schwab Retirement Plan Series, Charles Schwab & Co. (moderator)
Business Development Track

Building a Consulting Practice

Anne Gingras Silver, previous Co-Founder, Systems Partners
Nancy C. Humphries, President, Entrepreneurial Support Services
Marion McGovern, President, M Squared, LLC
Kathleen Archambeau, Principal, Archambeau Associates

This session is also scheduled for:
Wednesday, June 9, 10 - 11:30 a.m. (Session I)

Corporate Solutions to Work/Life Solutions
Great America Ballroom K

Leslie Call, Principal and Founder, Working Options, LLC (moderator)
Marguerite Sallee, Bright Horizons Family Solutions
Lisa Mihalik, Program Manager, Global Workforce Diversity, IBM Corporation
Gloria Debs, Employee Services Manager, Sun Microsystems, Inc.

This session is also scheduled for:
Thursday, June 10, 10 - 11:30 a.m. (Session I)

Diversity in the Workplace
Ballroom B

Marsha Reeves-Jews, President, Associate Publisher/COO, Career Communications Group (moderator)
Duy-Loan Le, Distinguised Member of the Technical Staff/DSP C6xxx Program Manager, Texas Instruments, Inc.
Eve Marrero, License Agreements Administrator, Raytheon Systems Company
Lisa Lee Freeman, Senior Editor, Working Woman Magazine, MacDonald Communications

Global Recruiting and Immigration
Ballroom G

Candy Mirrer, Vice President, Norman Broadbent International (moderator)
Penelope Chronis, Attorney at Law, Partner, Chronis & Kreher
Susan Major, Vice President & Managing Director, At Kearney, Inc.
Danielle Monagham, Senior Recruiter, Microsoft Corporation

This session is also scheduled for:
Thursday, June 10, 10 - 11:30 a.m. (Session I)

Intellectual Property
Room 203

Pamela Banner, Partner, Principal Shareholder, Banner & Witcoff, LTD (moderator)
Jane Levine, Partner, Patton Boggs LLP
Pamela Smith, Assistant Professor of Law, Boston College Law School
Ellen Kim, Entertainment Attorney, Red Globe Productions

This session is also scheduled for:
Thursday, June 10, 2:15 - 3:45 p.m. (Session II)

Internationalizing Business: Opening and Maintaining Global Markets
Ballroom G

Susan Larson, VP, General Manager, Dell UK & Ireland, Dell Computer Corporation (moderator)
Siki Giunta, SVP for OS/390 Strategy, Computer Associates International, Inc
Denise Sangster, President & CEO, Global Touch, Inc.
Tracy Wilen, Operations Manager, Cisco Systems, Inc.

This session is also scheduled for:
Wednesday, June 9, 10 - 11:30 a.m. (Session I)

Entertainment Technology Track
Sponsored by KPMG


Business Models for Digital Media Companies
We searched for the most successful consumer focused content and entertainment startup companies for this panel. They will explore viable business models on the Internet and define successful business development strategies. We would provide an overview of the emerging hybrid business models and highlight strategic partnering relationships necessary to successfully develop and grow startup companies. The panel will address broadcasting, basic and pay cable, publishing, community, acquisition of digital consumers and other complex business models.
Ballroom H
Laurie McCartney, CEO, Babystyle.com
Jennifer Fonstad, Associate, Draper Fisher Jurvetson
Kimberly Davis, General Partner, IDG Ventures
Annie Van Bebber, CEO, Digital Maven LLC
Winnie Wechsler, Senior VP and General Manager

Professional Development Track

High Impact Leadership
Room 209

Carol Thompson, President, The Thompson Group, Co-founder and Partner, HireTECH (moderator)
Jeri Mersky, President, JLM Associates
Kathy Long, Senior Partner, Optima Consulting, Inc.
Jan Beardslee, Director, Integrated Systems Planning, GTE

This session is also scheduled for:
Thursday, June 10, 2:15 - 3:45 p.m. (Session II)

Mentoring
Room 201

Diana Johnson, WWDSP Organizational Development, Texas Instruments, Inc. (moderator)
Rhonda St. John, Managing Director, International Network Services
Leticia Padilla, Metamor IT Services
Deborah Putt, Service Delivery Executive Customer Relationship Management, IBM Corporation

This session is also scheduled for:
Thursday, June 10, 10 - 11:30 a.m. (Session I)

Online Investing
Room 204

Katie Heibein, Vice President/Area Manager, Charles Schwab & Co.
Jennifer Madrid, Financial Consultant, Merrill Lynch

This session is also scheduled for:
Wednesday, June 9, 10 - 11:30 a.m. (Session I)

Roundtables

Regional AWSEM Committees Forum
Room 206
(10 11:30 a.m.)
Room 211

Hollis Maclean, Project Director, AWSEM
Jennifer McDonald, Project Assistant, AWSEM

Lesbian Roundtable
Room 208

Kristin Noel, Engineering Release Program Specialist, Cisco Systems, Inc.
Louise Young, Software Configuration Manager, Raytheon Systems Co.
Sheryl Robertson, Technical Specialist Call Centers, Lucent Technologies, Inc.
Ann Mei Chang, Group Product Development Manager, Intuit, Inc

Regional Director's Roundtable
Room 212


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